Network Working Group E. Harslem
Request for Comments: 40
More Comments on the Forthcoming Protocol
We have recently discussed NWG/RFC Nos. 36 and 39 with Steve Crocker,
UCLA. Steve has asked that we elaborate on the errors, queries, and
HOST status that were mentioned in NWG/RFC #39.
Please voice your opinions soon in order to affect the forthcoming
<ERR> <Code> <Command length> <Command in error>
<Code> is an eight-bit field that specifies the error type. The
assigned codes are shown below. <Command length> is a 16-bit integer
that indicates the length of the <Command in error> in bits. The
<Command in error> is the spurious command.
The ranges of <Code> are shown below in hexidecimal.
00 Unspecified error types
10-0F Resource errors
10-1F Status errors
20-2F Content errors
Specific values of <Code> are shown below with their meaning.
<Code> value Semantics 00
01 Request for an invalid resource.
02 Request for an exhausted resource, try later.
10 Invalid <RSM>, i.e., link connected but unblocked.
11 Invalid <SPD>.
12 Invalid <ASG>, i.e., connected but no <RDY>